Model Animal Behaviour

An economic model developed by Massey University-based resource economist Dr Robert Alexander and postgraduate researcher Chris Fleming, could improve our understanding of how to help endangered species.  By determining how much money particular how much money particular species cost or benefit humans, the pair argue that they can give a clearer insight into socio-economic pressures that push animals to extinction.

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